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Anastasiades-Sisi discuss issues of Cyprus-Egypt mutual interest

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and his Egyptian counterpart  Abdel Fattah el-Sisi have discussed issues of mutual interest, developments in  the Eastern Mediterranean and Covid-19...

Mainly fine on Friday, with high cloud in the afternoon

Mainly fine on Friday with high cloud in the afternoon and light to moderate, north-easterly to south-easterly winds blowing. The force of the winds will...

Where to get antigen rapid tests on Friday

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites for Friday: LIMASSOL Grigoris Afxentiou Square 08:30-17:00 Parking place of Sigma bakery, Kapsalos 08:30-17:00 Glavkos Clerides Park, Germasoyia...

427 new cases, two deaths announced on Thursday

The Health Ministry announced the death of two persons due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 140,...

Shaken U.S. Congress certifies Biden victory

After supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, a shaken Congress returned to certify Joe Biden's election victory. He will be sworn...

Portugal considers new lockdown as COVID infections surge

Portugal will decide next week on potential tougher restrictions that could amount to a new lockdown if a worrying surge in coronavirus infections continues,...

Doctor says conspiracy theories, myths about vaccines refuted by scientific truth

Any conspiracy theory, fake news or myth circulated about the COVID vaccines are refuted by scientific truth and science gives substantiated answers, Associate Professor...

Post mortem of 26-year-old inconclusive

The post mortem on the body of Adamos Adamou who was found dead on 5 January in a bush area near the Agios Georgios...

Two persons wanted for arson and theft (PHOTOS)

Police are looking for information that could help locate 1. Christakis Evripidou, 40, from Paphos and 2. Fotis Iordanous, 23, from Limassol. Arrested warrants...

Distance learning for elementary, gymnasiums and lyceums – Kindergartens to operate normally

According to reliable information, elementary schools, Gymnasiums and Lyceums will use distance learning for the last three weeks of January, while during the same...

Sixth arrest for New Year’s incidents in Sotira

The Police arrested a 23-year-old person as a suspect for the violent incidents that took place early on New Year’s Day in Sotira. According to...

Jewelry worth 7,000 euros stolen from a house in Tsada

The Paphos Criminal Investigation Department is investigating a case of theft from a house in Tsada. According to the police, a complaint was filed yesterday...

Trump says there will be an orderly transition to Biden presidency

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday there will be an orderly transition when Joe Biden takes office as president in less than two...

Cyprus condemns U.S. Capitol storming by President Trump’s supporters

Cyprus has strongly condemned Wednesday's storming by hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters of the U.S. Capitol in a harrowing assault on American democracy. “The...

Distance learning till the end of January for public schools except kindergartens

Distance learning till the end of January for public primary, secondary and tertiary level schools but kindergartens – state, community and private – will...

Man suffers serious head injuries in Paralimni labour accident

A 32-year-old man is in critical condition in Nicosia General Hospital following a serious labour accident in Paralimni on Wednesday afternoon. The accident took place...

Suspense is high over imminent lockdown in Cyprus, final decisions on Friday

As suspense is high over the extent of an imminent coronavirus lockdown in Cyprus, Cabinet has postponed taking final decisions till Friday noon. At the...

After Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol, Congress certifies Biden win

Hours after hundreds of President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a harrowing assault on American democracy, a shaken Congress on Thursday...

APOEL sack coach Mick McCarthy after two months

APOEL Nicosia has sacked coach Mick McCarthy after only two months in charge of the Cyprus club following a bad run of results, it said. The former...

‘Androniki’ turtle gives survival battle after getting trapped in fishermen’s nets

‘Androniki’ turtle which was rescued by Fisheries Department staff last October is giving her battle for survival and it looks like she will be...

Fines for Covid-19 preventive measures breach on the rise

Cyprus police handed a total of 140 fines to individuals plus two to owners of premises over the past 24 hours for violating measures...

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164 new cases, one death announced on Tuesday

 The Health Ministry announced the death of one person due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 176,...

Where to get antigen rapid tests on Wednesday

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites for Wednesday, 20 January 2021:   LIMASSOL Parking place Sklavenitis supermarket, Germasogia 08:30-16:30 Grigoris Afxentiou Square 08:30-16:30 Parking place...

Italy’s Mount Etna erupts at night time

Long streams of red-hot lava flowed down Mount Etna as Europe's tallest and most active volcano erupted again.   At 10,926 feet, Etna is the continent's...

Cyprus secures another 565,000 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines

Through additional procedures of the European Commission, Cyprus secured another 565,000 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines, increasing the number of orders from the specific company...

Everything ready for inoculations among enclaved Greek Cypriots and Maronites

All necessary arrangements have been made to start inoculating against COVID-19 the enclaved population and those who repatriated in the Karpas peninsula and the...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...